GAO review (11 - 20 of 28 items)
121161: Jan 1, 1983
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 18, Issue 1, Winter 1983, discusses various new and proposed legislation including laws which affect: small business research and development assistance, the auditing functions of GAO, data collection on the geographic distribution of Federal funds, claims collection, immigration reform, refugee assistance, and the establishment of the State Jus...
119378: Jan 1, 1982
This article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 3, Summer 1982, discusses legislative developments, including a congressional request for a GAO report on the implementation of the Agriculture and Food Act. It also discusses legislative proposals regarding hospice care, paperwork reduction, and the establishment of a Commission on More Effective Government. A brief analysis is made o...
118601: Jan 1, 1982
Proposed legislation, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 2, Spring 1982, is discussed which would: (1) revise, codify, and enact legislation relating to money and finance; (2) create an administrative mechanism that would allow the affected agency to impose a monetary penalty for fraud; (3) improve management and eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the operations of t...
Trends in Federal Regulation of the Energy Industry
117738: Jan 1, 1982
Trends in U.S. energy industry regulation are reviewed. According to the article, which appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 17, Issue 1, Winter 1982, federal involvement in energy regulation has increased dramatically since 1973, but Congress, the Administration, the States, and industry are all currently reexamining the multitude of regulatory requirements with an emphasis on deregulation...
117396: Oct 1, 1981
The House Appropriations Committee has recommended that GAO concentrate on those studies and investigations which are directly related to reducing waste and inefficiency in the Federal Government. It may be necessary for Congress to review the responsibilities of GAO in the near future to ensure that: (1) it is operating efficiently, (2) it is not overburdened by Congress with unnecessary responsi...
The Inspectors General--On-the-Spot Watchdogs
112504: Jun 1, 1980
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Spring 1980. The Inspector General Act of 1978 established Inspector General (IG) offices in six federal departments and six federal agencies patterned after the IG office already established in HEW. IG's play a key role in the process of governmental accountability. Their activities are designed to promote economy and efficiency and preve...
090836: Jan 1, 1979
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 14, Issue 3, Summer 1979...
Hearings and Legislation
090957: Jan 1, 1978
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 13, Issue 3, Summer 1978...
090969: Jan 1, 1978
This article appeared in the GAO Review, Vol. 13, Issue 4, Fall 1978...